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Failure to Timely Obtain Yellowstone Injunction Results in Lease Termination

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: April 10th, 2011

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Yellowstone injunctions — an injunction to stay the available cure period provided in a commercial lease and in the landlord’s […]

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Intro to the Wonderful World of Wills, Trusts & Estates

By: Martin Glass, Esq. email

Posted: April 1st, 2011

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In case you didn’t know, this is my first foray into the world of blogging. That being the case, I […]

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Security Deposits – A Cautionary Tale

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: March 15th, 2011

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Landlords routinely collect a security deposit from tenants at the commencement of a lease term with the deposit generally to […]

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New York Wage Theft Prevention Act

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: March 11th, 2011

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The Wage Theft Prevention Act (“Act”) was recently signed into law and becomes effective April 11, 2011. The Act significantly […]

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New Rules for Contractors Classifying Workers as Employees v. Independent Contractors

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: February 11th, 2011

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New York government recently enacted the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (“New Act”). The intent behind this […]

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Mistakes = Dismissal of Summary Proceedings

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: February 10th, 2011

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Two recent cases, one from Bronx Civil Court and the other from Nassau County District Court, remind us of the […]

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Self Help and Unlawful Evictions

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: November 10th, 2010

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This month’s blog will begin to discuss a topic that will be revisited in future installments: Is a commercial landlord […]

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Service of Process

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: October 10th, 2010

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We know that the failure to comply with the rules governing service of predicate notices and pleadings can result in […]

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Part II: Default Notices and Terms of a Lease

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: September 10th, 2010

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Last month’s blog discussed defective default notices and the need to strictly comply with lease provisions. We continue that theme […]

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